The managing director/chief executive officer of Dana Air, Jacky Hathiramani, has been conferred with the Platinum Excellence Leadership Award by the Association of Northern Nigerian Students (ANNS), in Lagos. The Meritorious Leadership Award is coming less than a week after the Dana Air boss won his 3rd Best CEO of the year award, at a colorful event organized by industry watchdog, Nigerian Aviation Awards (NIGAV). The award According to the association is in recognition of Hathiramani’s exceptional track record of performance, exemplary leadership style, creative contribution to the development of the aviation industry, promotion of youth welfare and avowed nationalistic humanitarian service and Corporate Social Responsibility of his Conglomerate. In his response, Hathiramani thanked the association for the honour bestowed on him and reiterated his commitment towards working with relevant agencies and stakeholders on programs that will improve the aviation industry and that of the travelling public. He also pledged to continue promoting the welfare of the youth as the leaders of today and his service to humanity. Jacky Hathiramani is a Nigerian born in Jos, Plateau State. He had his formative education at Onireke in Ibadan, before proceeding to the United Kingdom, where he bagged a degree in Business Administration from the European Business School of London. Jacky’s drive and passion for quality service led to the establishment of Dana Air in 2008.